M.Eng. On Campus

Civil Engineering - Geotechnics and Underground Engineering

18 months
4000 EUR/year
4000 EUR/year
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We offer a master degree in Civil Engineering - Geotechnics and Underground Engineering at the Technical University of Ostrava. Why is it appropriate to study this study program?


Study of the program in Civil Engineering - Geotechnics and Underground Engineering from the Technical University of Ostrava follows the long tradition of teaching focused on the field of geotechnics and underground and mining construction at VŠB-TUO.

The basic objective of study is the complex education and training of professionals in this field and the achievement of a level of engineering education that ensures the effective use of acquired information, especially in the field of geotechnical, underground and mining construction, foundation engineering, but also in the field of environmental and energy geotechnics.

Following sub-objectives can be specified:

  • Expanding and deepening knowledge and skills from basic profiling areas, including underground and mining engineering, foundation engineering and geotechnical structures so that graduates are able to solve complex tasks of geotechnical practice and research using modern construction techniques and methods related to automatization and the use of new information technologies (BIM etc.)
  • Expanding and deepening the knowledge of concrete, steel and wood structures, which are an important part of geotechnical structures
  • Education in specialized subjects focusing on blasting work and technical blasting, technology of excavation and reinforcement of underground and mining works, geotechnical surveying, mathematical modelling, geohydrodynamics, unconventional methods of construction of underground works, environmental geotechnics (landfill, flood protection dam, dumps, etc.), fast-growing areas of energy geotechnics connected with the use of geotechnical structures for the extraction and storage of geothermal energy

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Geohydrodynamics
  • Mechanics of Underground Structures
  • Metal and Timber Structures
  • Modelling in Geotechnics
  • Shaft Sinking and Unconventional Methods of the Excavation of Underground Construction
  • Ventilation and Safety in Underground Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • e-Application form
    • Copies of graduation certificates (Diploma and Diploma Supplement or Transcript of Records)
    • Recognition document of graduation certificate - official document to say that the degree is recognized in the Czech Republic
    • Payment of Registration Fee 500 CZK per 1 study programme, it is non-refundable.
    • Valid visa and passport.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 EUR per year during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 EUR per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Ostrava

10368 - 15129 CZK /month
Living costs

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